Linda McMahon http://www.kunc.org en In Blue-Leaning Connecticut, Tight Senate Race Has Democrat On Offense http://www.kunc.org/post/blue-leaning-connecticut-tight-senate-race-has-democrat-offense It might seem counterintuitive, but the man running against Republican Linda McMahon in her second attempt at becoming Connecticut's first female senator wants this race to be all about women.<p>Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqzS7VeI_zI" target="_blank">released an ad</a> this week, hammering McMahon's stance on women's health and reminding voters of McMahon's former role as CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment.<p>"As CEO, Linda McMahon demeaned women to make millions in her business," a woman claims in the ad. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:24:00 +0000 David Welna 34357 at http://www.kunc.org In Blue-Leaning Connecticut, Tight Senate Race Has Democrat On Offense Favored In GOP Senate Primary, Linda McMahon Faces Critics Left And Right http://www.kunc.org/post/favored-gop-senate-primary-linda-mcmahon-faces-critics-left-and-right Two years ago, Republican Linda McMahon ran for an open U.S. Senate seat in Connecticut, <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=131036074" target="_blank">spent $50 million</a> of her own money in the process, and lost.<p>In an otherwise Republican year, the former top executive at World Wrestling Entertainment was easily beaten by Democrat Richard Blumenthal.<p>Now, McMahon is trying again — running for the seat of outgoing Sen. Joe Lieberman, an independent.<p>McMahon faces former Rep. Christopher Shays in Tuesday's GOP primary. Mon, 13 Aug 2012 21:36:00 +0000 Jeff Cohen 32092 at http://www.kunc.org Favored In GOP Senate Primary, Linda McMahon Faces Critics Left And Right